I am wearing one of my Geneseo hoodies. On July 14th. It is 62 and rainy, one day after it was 90 with a dew point of 70.. a cold day is a good baking day, right? Today’s cookie features copycat recipes from this cookie place in NYC, Levain. Have any of you been there? The cookies apparently are huuuuge. Half of this cookie i have made today is made with dough from a chocolate chip cookie with m&ms and the other half is chocolate chocolate chip dough with m&ms. I stuffed them with oreos.
Chocolate chip cookies ingredients – 1 cup butter, 1 cup brown sugar (firmly packed into measuring cup), 1/2 cup sugar, 2 eggs, 2 tsp vanilla, 3/4 tsp baking powder, 1/4 tsp baking soda, 1/4 tsp salt, 1 tbs cornstarch, 3 1/3 cups flour (scooped from flour bag or container into measuring cup), 1 cup m&ms. 1/2 cup chocolate chips, oreos.
Directions – Cream butter, brown sugar and sugar. Add eggs and vanilla. Fold in dry ingredients. Mix in chips and m&ms.
Chocolate chocolate chip cookies ingredients – 1 cup butter, 1 1/4 cups sugar, 2 eggs, 1 1/3 cups semisweet chocolate chips, 1 1 /4 cups flour, 1 cup plus 2 tbs bread flour (both flours scooped from flour container into measuring cup), 1/2 cup baking cocoa, 1 tsp baking powder, 1/4 tsp salt, 1 cup m&ms, 1 cup chocolate chips.
Directions – melt chocolate in microwave safe container in 45 second increments until you can stir smooth. Set aside. Cream butter and sugar. Add eggs. Stir in melted chocolate. Fold in dry ingredients. Stir in m&ms and chips.
Using a cookie scoop, scoop out some chocolate chip cookie dough. Form dough with an indentation in middle, like this-
Do the same with the chocolate dough, with an indentation in the middle, like this.
Place an oreo in one dough.
Place other piece of dough on other side
And form around oreo until covered.
Chill dough mounds 1 hour.
Preheat oven to 350. Stagger 8 cookies to a sheet that has been lined with nonstick baking liners.
Bake 15 to 20 minutes. Cool 5 to 10 minutes on sheet. Remove. Cool completely and store in covered container.